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Taxi fares increased in Rome from 11 June 2012. Fares between the centre of Rome and Fiumicino airport now cost €48 one-way instead of €40.
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The quickest way to get to and from the airport to the centre of Rome to the main Termini train station is to take the Leonardo Express train which departs every half hour and takes about 30 minutes.
First departure from Fiumicino: 06.37 am; last departure: 23.37. First departure from Termini: 06.51 am; last departure: 21.51 . Current price - 11 euro each way
The Metropolitan FM1 train service to Roma Tiburtina station runs from 05.57 then every 15 minutes to 06.27 to 21.27, then half hourly until 23.37. This train stops at the centrally located Trastevere station as well. Each leg of the journey takes about 45 minutes.
Tickets can be purchased a vending machines located inside domestic and international arrival halls and in the train station.
ATAC bus company
Website: ATAC buses
Tel: freephone 800 431 784
Although ATAC, Rome's public bus company, doesn't operate direct lines from the airport into the city centre, once in the city, their extensive network will get you around no problem.
For direct links to the city check these privately run airport shuttle and regular bus services:
SITBusShuttle offers customized services and shuttle transfers to and from the City. You can find more details on their website - www.sitbusshuttle.it
The Schiaffini Shuttle Service is private company that takes you between Rome Termini station and Fiumicino airport. Tickets can be purchased from authorized boxes booth at Fiumicino airport or at Termini railway station or on the bus.
The Terravision Shuttle Service travels between Fiumicino airport and the main Roma Termini train station. The journey takes around 70 minutes. Tickets can be purchased at the Terravision-Cotral box offices of Fiumicino (3 at terminals A, B, C domestic and international arrivals), Roma Ciampino, Bergamo Orio al Serio, Pisa G. Galilei and Londoon Stansted airports, and at various hotels in Rome.
Coltral provides nightly connections between Fiumicino airport - Rome Lepanto Station - Roma Termini - Roma Tiburtina, and a day service between the airport and underground stop at Anagnina, where you can get a bus connection to Rome Ciampino airport.
The airport provides a free shuttle service between the airport terminals with departures every 15 minutes between 07.00 and 22.00 and every 20 minutes between 22.00 and 07.00. This service connects the long-stay car park with the domestic and international terminals. It stops at the arrivals area for both the domestic and international terminals.
If you hire a car, follow these directions
Rome is situated north-east of the Fiumicino Airport and directions to Rome are signposted from the airport exit. The journey time to central Rome from the airport is around 45 minutes. From then on take the A1 "Autostrada del Sole" Nord to Firenze.
The following car rental companies have offices located in the Arrivals Hall or arrivi at Fiumicino Airport.
Tel: 199 100133
Tel: 06 65010879
Tel: 06 65954143
Tel: 06 65010678
Tel: 06 6529336
Tel: 06 65017450
Tel: 06 65953547
Italy by car
Tel: 06 6529133
You can, of course, get a taxi into central Rome by using the taxi stand in front of Fiumicino airport. Use only authorised taxis (white vehicles with a taximeter) available at the arrivals areas of each terminal. A taxi ride should cost about 40 Euros.
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